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Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Sep 2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By pjroutledge
Fascinating. Love the universality that...

Fascinating. Love the universality that overlaying email services and protocols provides.
I haven't tried it yet, but I anticipate 2 issues:

clutter in users' email inboxes or folders
not...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 22 Sep 2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By pjroutledge
If I'm understanding you, what you want is to be...

If I'm understanding you, what you want is to be able to send and accept email calendar invitations and have your calendar automatically updated, as happens with Fastmail.

I can't answer with...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Sep 2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,717
Posted By pjroutledge
Why limit yourself to just one?

I've been considering the things discussed here too, and I'm coming to the conclusion that more than one email service might be the best solution (for me).

Very occasionally I do want E2EE, so I...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 10 Sep 2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,629
Posted By pjroutledge
I remember being told (my school mate's dad...

I remember being told (my school mate's dad worked at ETSA in SA) that the AC frequency was adjusted slightly during peak demand hours (to help cope with demand) and that made the clocks slightly...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 7 Sep 2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,612
Posted By pjroutledge
But how could you '... make it yourself and trust...

But how could you '... make it yourself and trust no one ...' and be on the Internet (ie have an IP address - which I understand is all that ProtonMail claims it provided authorities) at the same...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Aug 2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,080
Posted By pjroutledge
Ah, I confess that my comment was an aside, and...

Ah, I confess that my comment was an aside, and probably off-topic.

My comment was triggered by the reference to the young programmer and I was referring to TLDs that are rejected by at least some...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Jul 2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,080
Posted By pjroutledge
The same barely competent young programmer might...

The same barely competent young programmer might also have developed an email validity checker for Android at some stage. ;)

I have accounts at several websites that won't accept my valid email...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Jul 2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,592
Posted By pjroutledge
Suggests there is an active and competitive...

Suggests there is an active and competitive market.
Also supports the advice that a personal/custom domain is a good idea.
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Jul 2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,988
Posted By pjroutledge
Try Settings | Preferences. Find the 'Layout'...

Try Settings | Preferences.
Find the 'Layout' subsection in the 'Mail' section. Choose 'Show reading pane'.

Not sure if this is the only way. Not sure why hiding the reading pane also seems to hide...
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Jul 2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,501
Posted By pjroutledge
Is there a chance that the new one requires an...

Is there a chance that the new one requires an 'app password'?
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 7 Jun 2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,612
Posted By pjroutledge
Hear, hear. Having tried VPNs a few times,...

Hear, hear.

Having tried VPNs a few times, usually after reading articles about how 'if you don't do anything else, you must use a VPN', I've always found that they have added no apparent (or real)...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 31 May 2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,612
Posted By pjroutledge
True, the difference being whether you want to...

True, the difference being whether you want to send email or a document/file/attachment. With Protonmail you're sending a link to an encrypted email, rather than a link to [an encrypted]...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 30 May 2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,799
Posted By pjroutledge
Here (in Melbourne) I think the stats that matter...

Here (in Melbourne) I think the stats that matter are the numbers going into intensive care and the numbers dying, and the aim is to minimise them. Nipping it in the bud has been very effective,...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 27 May 2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,612
Posted By pjroutledge
I agree with the sentiment that secure mail such...

I agree with the sentiment that secure mail such as Protonmail is overkill for most everyday stuff.

I have an account, though, that I use when I do want an extra layer of security. For example, when...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 26 May 2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,612
Posted By pjroutledge
When you send a Protonmail encrypted email to a...

When you send a Protonmail encrypted email to a non-Protonmail account, like Gmail, the receiver receives a link to the secure message and needs a password (that you set and provide) to view it....
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 May 2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,022
Posted By pjroutledge
Encrypted communications are the equivalent of...

Encrypted communications are the equivalent of having curtains or blinds at windows in our homes.

I'm not doing anything illegal at home - I'm a 'law-abiding member of the community' - but there are...
Forum: Setting up/running an email service 19 Mar 2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,641
Posted By pjroutledge
Thanks both, for opening my eyes to several...

Thanks both, for opening my eyes to several channels I was totally unaware of.
(I see there is already a ProtonMail reddit too.)
Forum: Setting up/running an email service 18 Mar 2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,641
Posted By pjroutledge
I've been thinking about this recently too. Is...

I've been thinking about this recently too.

Is there an extant more modern (and maintained) alternative to emaildiscussions.com?

Would enough of the current and most frequent members of...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 10 Mar 2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,183
Posted By pjroutledge
I don't think you would want or need 16 separate...

I don't think you would want or need 16 separate Fastmail accounts.
If the 16 accounts already exist (eg they're accounts with other email services) you can simply 'Fetch...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Feb 2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,111
Posted By pjroutledge
Similar thing happening with Lastpass:...

Similar thing happening with Lastpass: http://emaildiscussions.com/showthread.php?t=78511

Maybe we're seeing a more general trend to encourage people to pay for services.
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Feb 2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,841
Posted By pjroutledge
Try the suggestion in this thread:...

Try the suggestion in this thread: http://emaildiscussions.com/showthread.php?t=75695
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Feb 2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,111
Posted By pjroutledge
From Fastmail Support (click 'Learn more' on the...

From Fastmail Support (click 'Learn more' on the screen where you manage app passwords):

"Users on a Basic plan will not be able to use Fastmail on third-party mail clients, or create app passwords....
Forum: FastMail Forum 27 Jan 2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,369
Posted By pjroutledge
Best reason I can think of is so that multiple...

Best reason I can think of is so that multiple labels can easily and quickly be applied to individual emails.

If you only ever want to apply a maximum of one label to emails you'd probably be better...
Forum: FastMail Forum 26 Jan 2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,118
Posted By pjroutledge
Try this: 'Edit' Folders (for me this is a...

Try this:

'Edit' Folders (for me this is a button at the bottom of the left hand side list of email folders when in Mail)
Click the 'Edit' button to the right of 'Inbox' (assuming this is where...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 22 Jan 2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,944
Posted By pjroutledge
Nextcloud

Another option might be Nextcloud (https://nextcloud.com/), which has the option of self-hosting (you get to control everything, including formats, but you have to maintain everything too, including...
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